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by nero
Tue 17 Jun, 2014 09:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Project - 1998 M Roadster
Replies: 80
Views: 10792

Re: New Project - 1998 M Roadster

@Baz - when your Dad was at meets, we used to speak about this car ~ nice to see you've finally got around to sorting it :)
by nero
Tue 29 Apr, 2014 18:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Beamish 2014
Replies: 46
Views: 7120

Re: Beamish 2014

Im in hotel now and got a surprise welcome with a bunch of guys coming out to see the motor. There's a bunch of BMWs here from Scotland staying here. I was late getting to the hotel, but when I got there, everyone was raving about your car and had I seen it? After speaking to you at Beamish, I wand...
by nero
Wed 22 May, 2013 07:59
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Scottish drifting anyone?
Replies: 3
Views: 1900

Re: Scottish drifting anyone?

I've been to a couple of the Jamanji Nights and the Maxxis event at Knockhill I missed the last one as it clashed with a BMWCCScotland meet - will probably go again, especially when the new drift track opens If you guys are wanting to meet up with fellow BMW owners, you're welcome to join us at BMWC...
by nero
Wed 08 May, 2013 14:23
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: scottish cruises
Replies: 26
Views: 3230

Re: scottish cruises

BMWCCScotland is our website, which ties together our activities on Bavarian Board and the BMWCC Regional Forums

As Dave says, the next meet is our annual Show & Shine at Ross Priory, on the shores of Loch Lomond, near Balloch
Details of the meet are on both forums
by nero
Sun 14 Apr, 2013 18:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: scottish /glasgow meet& greet
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

Re: scottish /glasgow meet& greet

I was warned about meeting strange people off the Internet :twisted: However, I braved it and met up with BIG DAVE - as he says great banter about Zeds, forums and Car Club. Hopefully another time we can get a few more to come along Although overcast, it did stay dry, so I've managed a couple of sna...
by nero
Fri 12 Apr, 2013 13:21
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: scottish /glasgow meet& greet
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

Re: scottish /glasgow meet& greet

Could be up for it :)
by nero
Thu 28 Feb, 2013 14:40
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMW Car Show at Beamish Museum 28th April
Replies: 60
Views: 13054

Re: BMW Car Show at Beamish Museum 28th April

BIG DAVE wrote:hi, guys sounds a great day out count me in. think i will make a weekend out of it, need some zed's from scotland it's not to far from glasgow
bigD :D
There is a group of BM owners going down from Scotland - see here
by nero
Mon 28 Jan, 2013 15:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: scottish cruises
Replies: 26
Views: 3230

Re: scottish cruises

Most of the meets I do are with the BMWCC Scottish Region - you and anyone else are welcome to come along and join us

BMWCC Scottish Region Events
by nero
Sat 24 Nov, 2012 23:14
Forum: Performance
Topic: Broken spring :-(
Replies: 7
Views: 820

Re: Broken spring :-(

Had all the springs replaced on mine, earlier on in the year

Fronts can be bought individually, but rears are bought as a pair - cost about £300 (with BMWCC discount) for the set of 4
by nero
Thu 25 Oct, 2012 12:16
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: BMWCC Magazine - Zedfest Article
Replies: 1
Views: 1026

BMWCC Magazine - Zedfest Article

For those of you who were at Zedfest, but are not members of the BMW Car Club (why not?) you missed the write-up in the club magazine So that you don't miss out, I have been given PDFs of the article and permission to share it with you, from the club - I hope you enjoy it (note - these are high qual...
by nero
Mon 22 Oct, 2012 19:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Colour sugestions
Replies: 34
Views: 927

Re: New Colour sugestions

Anyone who has Photoshop can have a play with colours - download my blueMs file - blueMs photoshop file Open the file in PS (should work in PS Elements as well?) In the layers tab - double click on the little histogram square on the Hue/Saturation layer When the Hue/Saturation dialog box opens, adju...
by nero
Mon 22 Oct, 2012 15:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Colour sugestions
Replies: 34
Views: 927

Re: New Colour sugestions

huntert wrote:If you follow this link down to the orange car pic half way through the thread....thats the kind of colour im thinking off

http://modernvespa.com/forum/topic21056
Something akin to ...

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by nero
Tue 13 Dec, 2011 14:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Do our zeds rust?
Replies: 28
Views: 2511

Ends of the sills - dirt gets trapped between the sill and the plastic inner arch

Boot lids around the chrome pull (on facelift models) - the hole was opened up to allow for the larger chromed pull, but wasn't properly protected. This used to be repaired (respray boot lid) FOC at the dealers
by nero
Tue 08 Nov, 2011 13:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: So someone from a phone scam called me today....
Replies: 16
Views: 1186

I had one of these calls the other day - the operator I spoke to was ....Jack Daniels :lol: Like Dave I string them along just to waste their time - I see it as if I'm wasting their time, it's less time they'll have to scam others I frustrated one operator so much, he threatened to call the police o...
by nero
Fri 23 Sep, 2011 22:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Im in love again!
Replies: 9
Views: 814

Last seen heading away from Ross Priory ....

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by nero
Mon 29 Aug, 2011 16:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Cheap effective security device for z3
Replies: 11
Views: 657

Despite being bald, I still have a comb - I just can't part with it :shock:
by nero
Sun 21 Aug, 2011 21:58
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Festival 2011 at Gaydon
Replies: 10
Views: 1741

My photos from the show can be seen here - Gaydon 2011
by nero
Wed 17 Aug, 2011 17:10
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Gaydon National BMW Festival 14th August 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1535

LSB = Laguna Seca Blue (the colour of the car)

I assume you know the ZM bit :lol:
by nero
Wed 17 Aug, 2011 11:19
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Gaydon National BMW Festival 14th August 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1535

My Zed photos .. http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6062/6052555986_5f4db53a6c_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6182/6052005757_5ba6055e50_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6064/6052006435_4878f8a8cc_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6195/6052007705_c47b88d2a1_z.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr....
by nero
Wed 17 Aug, 2011 09:18
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Gaydon National BMW Festival 14th August 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1535

Was good to catch up with everyone again I enjoyed my day at the show, even though I was up early to start marshalling at 7:30 am I also attended the Saturday E30 M3 photoshoot - 68 cars arranged to form an M badge. Unfortunately, I didn't have a high enough vantage point to do the layout justice, b...
by nero
Mon 15 Aug, 2011 21:17
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Festival 2011 at Gaydon
Replies: 10
Views: 1741

I was the nice Marshall, that made sure you were grouped together and left spaces for the late arrivals :)

i did manage some photos, which I'll post once I get sorted through my collection
by nero
Wed 10 Aug, 2011 14:05
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: 1st ever post on this forum
Replies: 6
Views: 511

Re: 1st ever post on this forum

Badman gee wrote: Also, who has been registered on here the longest (and still uses it today)
Go to Memberlist and sort ascending :wink:
by nero
Tue 09 Aug, 2011 09:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: I've had my Z3 vinyl wrapped.
Replies: 36
Views: 3414

Going with the Blue peter theme - I would go for ...

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Apologies Noobmuch :)
by nero
Sat 06 Aug, 2011 09:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: A Xmas Present for you Zed - Magnetic Stoneguards ?
Replies: 75
Views: 5714

Another satisfied customer - Thanks http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a222/neroz3/stars_5.gif Ordered Thursday night, delivered 8:45 am this morning (Saturday). Could only have arrived earlier if Terry had jumped in his car and delivered them personally :wink: http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a222/...
by nero
Fri 05 Aug, 2011 16:33
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Rowan Atkinson F1 crash
Replies: 23
Views: 1452

Z3cade wrote: Maybe i should slip a zroadster.net leaflet through his door and maybe he mite try a z3m next?? ;-)
Make sure he gets a S54 with Traction Control and not a S50 :twisted:
by nero
Thu 04 Aug, 2011 10:34
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: A vote for DODO Juice clay bar and Zymol polish again!
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

Dave'z3 wrote: Where can I go to get that stuff? I don't really like buying stuff online
Dodo Juice website and click on distributors

You'll also find someone selling at most of the shows
by nero
Wed 27 Jul, 2011 13:56
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: New Owner
Replies: 13
Views: 2513

If you want to show your car off, there is a Car Club meet this Sunday at Strathaven
by nero
Sat 23 Jul, 2011 11:38
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: A vote for DODO Juice clay bar and Zymol polish again!
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

Some Dodo Juice Orange Crush Wax would finish it off nicely :)

As seen on mine ...

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by nero
Sat 23 Jul, 2011 11:32
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Gaydon 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2673

muppet wrote:I am planning to come down with the Scottish region.. see you all there
You'll be too busy marshalling to spend time with them :evil:

I will also see you down there :lol:
by nero
Tue 28 Jun, 2011 22:37
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Bmw club?
Replies: 20
Views: 1101

Above the Tax Disc - BMWCC, BMWCC Scottish Region, Dodo Juice
Behind the mirror - Z Register sticker (it makes a great sun strip :wink:)

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(Picture taken at Moffat Show 26/06/11)
by nero
Sun 12 Jun, 2011 16:54
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Scotland Cruises???
Replies: 8
Views: 1316

I have given up trying to get into the Scots foum. and everything is over on the east coast.Well almost you get a foray to loch lomond and last year up to Glencoe :| If you have a look at the past events , you will see that there has only been one event on the East Coast - and that was the AGM held...
by nero
Sun 01 May, 2011 22:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: tonneau cover and wind deflector - using at same time
Replies: 10
Views: 737

There was 2 elongated studs, which came with the wind deflector, to swap over
by nero
Thu 28 Apr, 2011 13:23
Forum: Test track
Topic: signature Test2
Replies: 5
Views: 1449

Change your signature to ... [img]http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5187/5661526459_a405673297_m.jpg[/img] [img]http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5307/5662095310_c713e7bd3d_m.jpg[/img] The [img] [/img] part is what tells the browser that the link is a picture and to show it (this also applies when posting...
by nero
Wed 27 Apr, 2011 20:33
Forum: Test track
Topic: Signature test
Replies: 3
Views: 1260

Copy and past e this into your signature

[img]http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5187/566 ... 3297_m.jpg[/img]
by nero
Tue 29 Mar, 2011 17:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rust and Replacement Panels
Replies: 2
Views: 379

@ Greg - I had my front end done at the bodyshop in Tulliallan - see Lesser Spotted Z3 for details/photos
by nero
Wed 23 Mar, 2011 18:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Max Speed? 2.2i
Replies: 11
Views: 610

or ...

Why not use the system of cameras, conveniently set up at the side of some roads. You get a nice photograph and a letter to prove your speed

Unfortunately it costs a minimum of £60 for this service :roll:
by nero
Wed 23 Mar, 2011 13:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Max Speed? 2.2i
Replies: 11
Views: 610

Top speed should be 139 mph (137 for auto)

See my page here - BMW Z3 2.2i SPORT ROADSTER (page also has dyno plots)
by nero
Sun 20 Mar, 2011 00:26
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Charlotte
Replies: 61
Views: 7105

Some photos you sent me to host/post for you when Charlotte was going through the conversion ... http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a222/neroz3/Others%20-%20forum/Cnv00006.jpg http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a222/neroz3/Others%20-%20forum/CNV00005.jpg http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a222/neroz3/O...
by nero
Thu 17 Mar, 2011 16:01
Forum: Performance
Topic: rear window
Replies: 11
Views: 1313

Get a price from BMMINIPARTS - (use the pricefinder)
by nero
Mon 14 Feb, 2011 23:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 2002 z3 2.2 sport went for £2706 on ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 427

Jonttt wrote:Probably went for not far off the right money for a silver car?
by nero
Sun 06 Feb, 2011 20:56
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Top Down At BMWCC Meet
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Top down - only because I put mine down first :lol:
by nero
Tue 01 Feb, 2011 21:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 2.2i M54 Engine Strut Brace
Replies: 23
Views: 2044

On my 2.2i Sport, I have the Strong Strut

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by neroz3, on Flickr

There are a few more pics here - slideshow which shows using the plasticine to check gaps
by nero
Thu 30 Dec, 2010 21:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear Window, where from?
Replies: 10
Views: 548

Get a quote from BMMINIPARTS
by nero
Sat 18 Dec, 2010 14:26
Forum: Computer help
Topic: somtimes no pictures?
Replies: 5
Views: 1703

Check that "Show All Images" is enabled in Chrome

Options/Under The Bonnet/Content Settings/Images
by nero
Wed 01 Dec, 2010 17:19
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: snowy Z4
Replies: 12
Views: 824

Nice pics Gookah

Under this lot is my car :cry: :cry:

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by nero
Fri 08 Oct, 2010 21:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Anyone been had/ripped off on here??
Replies: 98
Views: 4667

I appreciate this suggestion will be more work for the Moderators, but it maybe a work-around for the short-term, until you get your software upgrade ... Suggestion - all posts in the Stock Exchange have to be approved by a Moderator (it's in the forum settings), before they are published Moderators...
by nero
Sat 21 Aug, 2010 21:28
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Gaydon BMW festival 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 4151

Robert T wrote:Who was organising the Coupe parking, ....
John Safe (ZZZEMCO) - the red coupe in the foreground :)
by nero
Sat 21 Aug, 2010 20:04
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Gaydon BMW festival 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 4151

I'd lost count, but checking back this was my 8th year of Gaydon. It was good to catch up with folk again I was impressed by the line-up of Z3 Coupes (55 I believe) http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4096/4899023206_fd80fb1e7c_b.jpg Here are a selection of my photos (obviously Scottish Region biased) ht...
by nero
Tue 17 Aug, 2010 10:27
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cotswold Cruise - with a difference.
Replies: 38
Views: 5159

As per previous posts, a big thanks to Phil and Marise for getting the Z Register together for a meet I made the the morning run. It was good to catch up with friends old and new here are a few of my photos ... http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a222/neroz3/7170.jpg http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/...